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Fall 2020

I'll Believe You When . . .: Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World

You've probably heard the expression "when pigs fly," but have you heard the Spanish phrase "when frogs grow hair" or the Yoruba saying "when chicken have teeth"? This fun-filled collection… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280
Fall 2020

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko Yasui's story of surviving the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and her message of peace to a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092 [B]
Fall 2020

Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States

This lively book guides readers through the art and history of significant protests, sit-ins, and collective acts of resistance throughout US history. Photos, artwork, signs, and other visual… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 303.48/40973
Spring 2020


Celebrate all that fathers do: building, fixing, cooking, cleaning, laughing, crying, hugging, playing and more! John Coy and Wing Young Huie—the author and photographer behind Their Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 599.665/71568
Spring 2020

Garfield's ® Guide to Lasagna: Cooking Nature's Perfect Food

Dive into this delicious exploration of a truly flawless food—lasagna! Learn the art of cooking with step-by-step recipes for all types of lasagna, from a classic red sauce version to very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 641.5945
Spring 2020

Into the Deep: Science, Technology, and the Quest to Protect the Ocean

Containing 97 percent of Earth's water supply, the ocean plays a huge role in regulating global temperatures, supporting plant and animal life, and contributing to the livelihoods of millions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • Dewey: 551.46
Spring 2020

Play Like an Animal!: Why Critters Splash, Race, Twirl, and Chase

Dash! Hide! Splash! Ride! Exuberant text celebrates all the different ways animals play, from rhinos taking mud baths and parrots somersaulting through the air to kangaroos boxing and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 591.56/3
Spring 2020

Small Matters: The Hidden Power of the Unseen

Can something small matter at all? Of course it can! In this book for young readers (who know a thing or two about being small), you can take a super close look at details too little to be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 611/.018
Spring 2020

The Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Quest for Hockey's Biggest Prize

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Hockey is a thrilling, fast-paced sport, and the action gets even more intense during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Fans can't get enough of the booming slap shots, the devastating body checks… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 796.962/648
Spring 2020

The Wide World of Coding: The People and Careers behind the Programs

The best part about coding is that anyone with a computer can learn how to do it. From education to healthcare to entertainment, software touches almost every aspect of twenty-first century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • Dewey: 005.1023
Spring 2020

The Big Bang Book

The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know—and what we don't—in a compelling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
Spring 2020

Apollo 13: A Successful Failure

"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2020

Earth Day and the Environmental Movement: Standing Up for Earth

On April 22, 1970, an estimated twenty million people held in a teach-in to show their support for environmental protections. This new celebration, Earth Day, brought together previously… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • Dewey: 394.262
Spring 2020

Flash and Gleam: Light in Our World

The soft glow of a candle, the blink of a firefly, a burst of fireworks—light is everywhere in our world! Rhyming text and luminous illustrations follow four children as they experience many… Read More →

  • Dewey: 535
Spring 2020

I See 1, 2, 3: Count Your Community with Sesame Street ®

Count along with Sesame Street! The Count enlists his friends to demonstrate many ways to count: forwards, backwards, and by 2s, 5s, and 10s. Elmo and others also present simple addition and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 513.2
Spring 2020

If We Were Gone: Imagining the World without People

Water, air, sunlight, plants . . . we need these elements to live in this world. But does the world need us? And what would happen to the world if humans were gone? This is the premise of a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 304.2
Spring 2020

Run, Sea Turtle, Run: A Hatchling's Journey

"Can you hear me? Scritch, scratch. I'm a little sea turtle inside an egg." Follow a hatchling's treacherous journey from nest to sea. Longtime science writer Stephen Swinburne creates an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 597.92/89156
Spring 2020

Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem

Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, so when one showed up dead along the side of a Florida highway in 1979, scientists wondered where it came from. No one knew the snakes had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 597.96/7809759
Spring 2020

Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Give young adult readers clear explanations about how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • Dewey: 324.60973
Spring 2020

If I Go Missing

If I Go Missing is derived from excerpts of a letter that went viral and was also the basis of a documentary film. In her letter, Jonnie calls out the authorities for neglecting to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
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Spring 2020

No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan

Discover the unlikely story of Beate Sirota Gordon, a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the American military after WWII. Fluent in Japanese language… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
Spring 2020

Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics

Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
Spring 2020

Tell Me: What Children Really Want to Know about Bodies, Sex, and Emotions

How much sex education do children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And exactly what do children want to know? Ask them! This book collects real questions asked by children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 306.7